Mexico, Ozolotepec Especial #2

12 reviews
$19.00
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Roasts and ships Monday through Thursday.

  • We Taste: Milk Chocolate, Peach, Caramel
  • Process: Washed
  • Varietal: Pluma, Bourbon, Mundo Novo
  • Elevation: 1,500 - 1,800 masl
  • Region: Oaxaca
  • Community: Santa Cruz Ozolotepec

This coffee comes to you from Oaxaca, Mexico—an enigmatic region in many ways, but which also produces some of the very best cups in the country. This particular lot is a community effort with local farmers contributing their crops to produce larger lots to sell at better prices. But what's "especial" about this one is the coffee that was graded the highest quality was separated into its own lot, producing Ozolotepec Especial #2.

Our importing partner, Red Fox, has invested an enormous effort in Oaxaca navigating the region's complexities including assisting farmers with financing, building supply chain from the farm level, and selecting and vetting for quality, and not just in the cup. All coffee passes through strict moisture content and water activity parameters as well. Farmer’s are also paid a minimum price that far exceeds the rate that these farmers receive through traditional channels. A lot of effort has gone into getting this coffee to you, and we hope it causes you to savor it just a bit more. It’s truly a special thing.

Learn more about Mexico as a coffee growing region on our Coffee Culture blog → 

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LH
11/19/2021
Lydia H.
United States United States

Love this coffee!!

Great! I’ve ordered it twice and will definitely order again!!

JS
10/30/2021
Jacoby S.
United States United States

All day drinker

This was a solid and approachable Mexico. Super sweet, tons of caramel, roasted nuts, amazing body. Surprised at the price, hope the farmer got a sweet payday from it. No peach flavors at all, even after speaking the word gently to the slurry while brewing, but what can ya do ‍♂️ I’d buy it again.

DG
10/06/2021
Daniel G.
United States United States

Wow

Fabulous Been waiting for more Mexico blends Sweet and mild - makes an ideal blend Great roasting job

EC
09/06/2020
Emilio C.
United States United States

Surprisingly good!

It's been over 100 degrees in LA the last couple days and this coffee makes such a good cold brew it's been keeping me going through this hit wave. It's also very good served over ice cream, TRUST ME!

EF
09/03/2020
Elizabeth F.
United States United States

Fantastic

Wonderful. I don’t know much about coffee tasting notes, but I know that this one is really delicious